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Dec 27, 2012 5:30am EST
the beltway all the way into the city. that's a look at your traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> it is still a busy travel season. some people are trying to get home after being away for christmas. others are heading out of town for new year's. now if you have somewhere to go by plane there's a chance the flight is delayed or canceled as a result of this treacherous weather. now it happens on airlines. they will automatically rebook you to the next available flight. but because of all the weather delays, the next flight could be days away. there are a few things you can now do to increase your odds of getting on a flight. if you're unhappy with the rebooked flight, get in line. talk to a customer service rep to see if it can be changed. you can also call the airline directly or even send a tweet. you may want to consider buying a one day pass to an airline lounge and airlines usually staff lounges with some of the best ticket agents who are able to maybe find you a seat a bit faster. >>> news time right now 5:32. you vote today expand gambling back in november and today part
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 5:30am EST
, by newees day, maybe a spot shower from the city towards the south. we will talk about that in a little bit. your planner showing cold start but here comes the clouds and a bitter blast by the end of the week. let's talk about traffic. are the roads packed? nobody is doing anything. >> we have trouble all the way in myersville. we are dealing with a crash alone the eastbound lanes of 70, route 15. baltimore, 83, nice and clear, no delays from york road, all the way to 695. if you are heading downtown, checking in and looking at 95s fort mc henry, traffic moving along, a normal 8 minute ride, northbound, from the bellway to the toll plaza. as we look at the other time saver traffic drive time, 695, great shape knocks problems on the east -- no problems on the east side. inner loop clear down to 95. west side, no delays, 11 minutes on the outer loop, 79, down to 95. >>> it's not the first shooting or the second, there have been three fatal shootings in three years. arundel county police are looking for a suspect in the most recent, it happened yesterday around 5:30. 31-year-old jones was shot
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 5:30am EST
into the city. and if you are traveling on 83 this morning, here's what it looks like up in hunt valley, warren road. no delays whatsoever, as you make your way into the city, it's going to take you the normal 11 minutes right now from the beltway all the way down to fayette street. and as we check in and take a look at the abc 2 time saver traffic drive times, no delays on 695. it's going to take you 11 minutes from the outer loop from 95 up to 83. and the west side nice and clear right now, 11 minutes on the outer loop from 795 down to 95. megan and charley, over to you. >>> as you look out your window this morning, it might be hard to bheef that we are in for another winter storm possibly. >> unbelievable when you think about it. but as the day wears on, things could get much messier out there. abc 2 news' linda stow is out on york road this morning with how it could be impacting some people's drive, especially the afternoon commute, linda. >>reporter: yeah. luckily we're going to be okay for the morning commute. all is quiet right now along this stretch of york road in baltimore county, b
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 6:30am EST
the city. many grabbed cameras to catch what appeared to be funnel clouds forming. >> we gotta hurry and get past this. >>reporter: alabama power officials say the winds knocked out electricity to more than 20,000 people across the state. damage was widespread. there were more than 30 reports of tornadoes from texas to alabama. the day got off to a rough start in oklahoma. more than 20 vehicles were involved in an early morning accident that shut down interstate 40 just outside oklahoma city. officials say at least 10 people were taken to hospitals. texas got a double dose of bad weather a.25-year-old man was killed near houston after a tree fell on his pickup. snow covered the ground in longview and turned dallas into a winter wonderland. and blizzard blizzard warnings stretched from arkansas to pennsylvania. i'm ed payne reporting. >>> news time right now 6:31. the people of newtown, connecticut observed christmas with heavy hearts. it's been less than two weeks since the shooting at sandy hook elementary school claimed the lives of 20 children and six adults. a candlelight vigil
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 6:30am EST
a look at 83 now. north of the beltway. and everything is moving along. no delays heading into the city. here is what 695 looks like in parkville. a normal conditions, 11 minutes now to travel to the outer loop from 95 up to 83. as we look at the other drive times. a 12 minute ride on the outer loop from 795 down to 95. and there are no problems to report through the fort mchenry tunnel from the beltway all the way to the toll plaza. over to you. >>> investors will be watching as the government releases the final jobs report for 2012. they are expecting the numbers to be weak due to sandy. and we have more live from washington with the details. and what are the experts seeing that are the signs. >> you know, charley, if the report is weak, it is mother nature that will be partly the blame. you remember sandy that hit that happened at the end of october. and (technical difficulties with audio) >> it looks like we're having a technical problem with the live shot there. we apologize. we'll figure out what the problem is and bring you that report in a bit. parents from a school in baltimo
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 6:30am EST
, no concerns either, traveling from elk ridge in to the city. the vetch takes you 12 minutes. normal condition on the jfx, 1 minutes, southbound, 695, downtown to east fayette street. new years eve traffic remains calm on the beltway. that's a look at the traffic, over to you. >>> tax hikes and spending cuts are hours away. down to the deadline if congress and the president are going to stop the nation from going over the fiscal cliff. without a deal, taxes are set to go up on about every american. >> reporter: talks continue but this morning, still no deal. republicans and democrats nee gobuated all weekend, with the hope of passing legislation that would protect most people from a massive tax hike, set to kick in type at midnight. our top priority is make sure taxes on middle class families don't go up to hurt the economy badly. >> reporter: optimism about a deal over the weekend, when the republican leader in the senate made an offer, that all ended when senate majority leader said he couldn't present a counter proposal, in a hail mary, he phoned for help. >> i placed a call to the vice pre
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 5:30am EST
. this is south of 195. you won't have issues getting down to dc or traveling up towards baltimore city. as far as 83 is concerned, here's what it looks like just north of 695, nice and clear here as well. you're looking at an 11 minute ride southbound from the beltway all the way down to fayette street and as we look at the other abc2 timesaver traffic drive times no delays on 695 on the east side it's going to take you 11 minutes on the outer loop from 95 up to 83. the inner loop will be clear down to 95 as well and no problems to report over on the west side you are looking at an 11 minute ride as well on the outer loop from 795 down to 95. megan and charley over to you. >>> 5:31. look at other top stories this morning. a man 65 years old or possibly older pass aid way from hypothermia according to the department of mental health and hygiene. >> this is the first hypothermia death to be confirmed this winter. 15 hypothermia related deaths occurred in maryland during 2011 and 2012. >> there are ways to stay warm in the extremely cold weather. things to keep in mind. officials remind you they
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 6:30am EST
of delays. if you are traveling from elkridge all the way into the city it's going to take you 12 minutes. that's a look at your traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> getting home from the christmas holiday has been no easy task all thanks to the weather. by air winter storms have caused a number of delays and cancellations. and at least 1500 flights were canceled on wednesday. and so far, close to 200 have been called off today. but by road, that was certainly no easier. abc's brandi hitt has that story. >> reporter: a deadly winter storm has dropped massive amounts of snow from arkansas up through the midwest to illinois and indiana. the powerful system is now a nor'easter with strong winds and even more snow. >> we tried the get out of the parking spot and we're spinning in circles. >> reporter: the storms also spawned rare december tornadoes along the gulf coast. mobile, alabama was hard hit leaving many without power. >> the power went out and we could hear it coming and we ran and jumped into the bathtub. >> reporter: the storms also having a devastating effect on postholiday
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 5:30am EST
million dollar project called the ivy that would be at former inn at government house and the city operated the 3 building complex for more than 20 years before closing it. plans to add a restaurant, bar guest rooms from 350 to $1500 a night. two students face charges for allegedly giving classmates and professor brownies that were laced with marijuana. police say that they brought in the baked goods to the history class at colorado university. seven students got sick and three people including the professor had to be hospitalized. a friend of the teacher said she had no idea why she was blacking out. >> one can only imagine had she been in the car or with her children in the car when this drug started to take effect what could have been the outcome and it's terrible irresponsible and reckless act. >> the looming legallation of marijuana have nothing to do with what happened in the classroom. >>> they came by hundreds and scooping up stuff. this is not a typical garage sale a garage sale at the home of the late bob hope. his family sold off holidaydecorations and old movies and boo
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 6:30am EST
gladden who represents baltimore city is making it a mission to outlaw extended magazines which allows a gunman to carry more ammunition. and she and her colleagues say there is no use for high powered weapons. >> it's stupid. i just -- it doesn't make sense to add more guns to schools. when you add more guns to reduce violence i think you increase violence. >> if it's crazy to call for putting police and armed security in the school to protect our children, then call me crazy. >> when it comes to gun stores a senator from montgomery county is going to push to give state police the same authority as the atf to audit how many guns were used in a crime sanctions on the oners. a group called -- owners. a group called mayors against illegal guns put a competition demanding the president and congress put together a plan to end gun violence. stephanie rawlings blake and josh cohen are members of the group. >>> this is video you have got to see. a moment of terror for any mother seeing her child in shopping cart rolling out of control down a hill and right towards a highway. look at this. it
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 6:30am EST
on a commercial flight back to florida. the pilot was headed from jacksonville to sioux city. so his jet could get painted. >>> one act of kindness can really make a difference. a secret santa decided to spread some holiday cheer by paying off people's layaway accounts at an arizona wal- mart. santa focused in on the customers trying to pay off the toys. the secret santa ended up paying off layaway bills for 20 wal-mart customers and even workers in the situation were left speechless. >> it's emotional for us too. i mean you know some of the people that i work in layaway when these individuals come to pick up their layaways they're crying. >> as is often the case, the good samaritan santa has asked to remain anonymous. >>> there's a new smell in the air in washington state. >> that smell of marijuana. a new law goes into effect today that allows you to smoke but there are some restrictions, we'll tell you what's going on. >> also this morning citigroup is cutting jobs to save money. we're going to run the numbers by you and see if you think it's maybe a little high. >>> news time 6:9. you saw her
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 5:30am EST
will arrive in baltimore today. he's passing through the city on his way from maine to miami. brandy's mission is to raise awareness for the early warning signs of stroke. he hopes his efforts will also bring those recovering from strokes a little bit more hope. brandy who does walk with a cane has already gone 800 miles since october 1st. the walk isn't the first time brandy has taken on this type of an adventure. video and pictures from the past trips. >> in 2010 he walked from newport beach, california all the way to washington, d.c.. last year, he walked from san diego to seattle. we'll be watching him. >>> the neighborhoods surrounding johns hopkins university may soon be getting the makeover. today the president of the college and the mayor will be on hand for the announce. the new plan comes after last year's homewood community partners initiative. it brought together community members and the university to come up with ways to help the north baltimore area thrive more. >>> many couples have been waiting a lifetime for today. >> today same sex couples are unstop closer to -- one step cl
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 6:30am EST
been. delegate cardin is calling on state and baltimore city lawmakers to find a way to make sure that all of those cameras are working properly. the press conference is scheduled forenoon today in front of the district courthouse downtown. we will keep you posted on what happens. >>> the speaker and president sat down to talk about how to avoid paying more in taxes and how to avoid cutting important programs. it appears that no solution was reached. that meeting was a surprise to many and that's because it was not on the president's official schedule. sherrie johnson is here to tell us what happens next and sherrie the president nor speaker john boehner are saying much about the meeting. >> reporter: the president and house -- spooker said the lines of communication remains open. the the president heads to michigan to drum up support for avoiding fiscal cliff. republicans and democrats remain far from a deal but president obama and the house speaker met face-to-face for the first time in nearly a month. a source familiar with the meeting says republicans ready hikes for the rich.
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 6:30am EST
are traveling southbound into the city it's going to take you 12 minutes right now so normal conditions from the beltway all the way downtown to east fayette street. we have a crash downtown that you want to keep in mind as well. it's going to be right on lexington at gay street. and we have an accident right now on the beltway first let's take a look at the 5 -- 95 at 395. traffic is moving along no problems getting through the tunnels. but back to the beltway we have a crash on west side on outer loop at 795 and you are looking right now at liberty road. not causing any significant backups as of yet but it's starting to pick up in the area. 13 minutes altogether to travel the outer loop from 795 down to 95. that's your abc2 timesaver traffic and here's meteorologist lynette charles with a look at the forecast good morning. >> good morning. we are dealing with some fog out there this morning. we can see it in catonsville and temperatures are above average. coming in at 48 degrees. we have the 100% humidity. dew point temperatures the same. more of the same in columbia this morning with the
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 6:30am EST
the temperatures feel like they are in the 20s. it's 3 # elders-- 32 eldersburg. baltimore city at 39. winter weather advisory towards northern harford county and cecil county. you get the deal. clouds will be in here during the course of the afternoon 600 miles to the south and west there's the storm system that will be rolling in saturday morning. so it's blend of sunshine and clouds first. we go over to clouds around the 11:00 hour into midnight and here's the snow he from south to north a burst of know-- snow from the south to the north a burst of snow. we will talk snowfall accumulations in a little bit. let's talk traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: that snow will affect your weekend travel. be careful traveling out tomorrow morning and, of course, we will be with you from 9 to 10:00 so tune in to get latest on the storm. taking a live look at harford county. calm commute on 95. no problems from mountain road down to white marsh and it will remain clear as you make the push downtown. here's what 695 looks like at harford road. no problems to report from parkville all the way up to to
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 5:30am EST
. there are a few accidents to watch out for. one in baltimore silty on -- city on saratoga street and more in owings mills on green spring valley road at spring hill road. heading to the beltway, no delays on the west side. and you are look live in towson here west of york road, traffic is moving along. no problems getting down to 95 and the outer loop clear all the way up to 83. that's a look at your traffic. megan over to you. >> all right. pies, cookies and cakes the holiday wouldn't be complete without the treats but if you dieting, it can be roadblocks tower weight loss journey and we have tips on how to indulge without overdoing it. and a young girl diagnosed with terminal cancer is helping to make the lives of other children better. we will look at how she is making a difference. w=!n [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin aunt sally's singing again. it's a t
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